Smartphones are entering every level of society on a global level, and the ability they give to the people to control the message at world events is unparalleled in world history.
The mobile space is exploding with smartphones in every pocket and tablets on the horizon. James Kendrick brings you the latest news from the mobile world and a breakdown of what it means to you.
James Kendrick has been using mobile devices since they weighed 30 pounds, and has been sharing his insights on mobile technology for almost that long. Prior to joining ZDNet, James was the Founding Editor of jkOnTheRun, a CNET Top 100 Tech Blog that was acquired by GigaOM in 2008 and is now part of that prestigious tech network. James' writing has appeared in many print publications: Smartphone and Pocket PC Magazine, Information Week and Laptop Magazine to name a few. James' coverage of the mobile technology sector has regularly appeared in the New York Times, Salon.com and CNN/ Fortune online. Not just a writer, James has filmed numerous video reviews and how-tos that have garnered well over a million viewers. He has appeared on local news segments and been interviewed by the Associated Press on mobile technology topics. Additionally, James has been podcasting about mobile technology for years.
This 3-part series will take a look at the mobile space in 2012. Part 1: Smartphones.
The talk is usually all about tablets, but 2012 may be the year of the Ultrabook.
Steve Jobs greatest legacy is the Apple of today. That legacy faces a big risk without Jobs that Apple must be ready to handle.
I may be the biggest tablet lover on the planet, but to be totally honest they aren't really necessary for anyone.
Amazon is aiming the Kindle Fire at mainstream consumers, and has created an out-of-box experience that is as good as anything I have seen.
Google confirmed that Ice Cream Sandwich will be coming to the Nexus S soon. So where is it, already?
Amazon and Barnes & Noble want you to buy only their content on the Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet respectively, and new owners are finding out the companies are serious about that.
The homebrew community is free to start hacking the Kindle Fire, as Amazon has released the source code for the new tablet.
A new Kindle Fire is on the way to our house, but not for me.
Some stores are already showing the Nook Tablet ahead of schedule, and the Kindle Fire is shipping early. The cheap tablet war is on!
Amazon has positioned the Kindle Fire as the tablet for the rest of us, not the iPad-toting nor Android techie crowd. It will kick off the next stage of the tablet phase, in a big way.
Two weeks after finally releasing an official iOS app for Gmail and immediately pulling it due to errors, Google is mum on when it might reappear in the App Store.
Apple rolled out its iTunes Match cloud service, and I signed up. This makes three cloud music services I use. I guess I am taking up too much of the cloud.
The HTC Rezound is the first smartphone from the company with Beats Audio technology since the alliance with Dr. Dre. The phone is fast, HD-capable, and with great music playback.